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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


USD 8 - USD 28
American, Seafood
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Chilled Butternut Squash Soup
Cashew pesto, sweet soy
Wild Mushroom Bisque
With truffled rye croutons
Shaved Brussel Sprouts
Butternut squash, pecans, nueskes bacon, raisins, maple vinaigrette.
Arugula Salad
Roasted mushrooms. Shaved fennel, apples, dijon tarragon dressing, tomme
Parmesan Beignets
City" honey. Parmesan, pears, thyme
Pork Belly
Fig and‏ balsamic glaze, blue cheese mousse, crunchy wontons
My Uncle's Burger
Special mix of grass red beef, cheddar, bacon marmalade, indigenous sauce, pickled stuff, duck rat roasted potatoes
Shrimp and Red Peas
Sea island red peas, poblanos, smoked onion, corn bread croutons, shrimp and tomato veloute
Lamb and Lamb
Seared center cut lamb loin, lamb spareribs, cranberry, pistachio and kale quinoa
Slow Braised Beef Short Ribs
Root vegetable and potato gratin
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a charming place and menu. From the receptionist to the wait staff, all were welcoming, helpful and cheerful. Reservations a must. The dining areas are all cozy and conducive to relaxed conversation. Loved the gazpacho, gulf shrimp,the beignets,and the uncle burger.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Wil012014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun & creative food, great wine/beer list & wonderful staff. Goat cheese ice cream is a must. Fresh fish special.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MsPowersEats
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate there 3 times over our 2 week vacation. Every meal was delicious ! Atmosphere was nice....great place for a date or special occasion.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MDgirl33
Reviewed 1 week ago

A delicious experience for everyone in our party. If you miss the parmesan beignets with pear and honey, I'm so sorry for you. There are thoughtful dishes for all dietary restrictions. The Panisse dish for our vegetarian friend was no only vegan but delectable. MAKE...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ejordan75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wait staff, hostess and the gentleman who took our reservation were all top notch. Thoroughly enjoyed our appetizers and entrees. An added plus is that we are staying two blocks away for one month and look forward to dining again.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Michael E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having researched the restaurant prior to our visit, we came in with high expections. We weren’t disappointed. The mushroom bisque and Parmesan beignets were terrific. The two fish selections were grouper with a romescu sauce and Arctic char with a wonderful citrus sauce. Both were...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank GoldenGopher1220
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this place with my husband. We did not have a reservation but managed to get a place on the bar (you want to reserve a table 1-2 weeks in advance). The bar tender Micah was very nice and explained all the drinks and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hiral h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for my wife’s birthday to Indigenous. Waiter knew all the details of the menu and helped her pick a gluten free option. My only compliant is the menu seemed limited. Few more options would be nice to choose from. Having said that everything was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 860jeffi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Indigenous is a wonderful restaurant with delicious food. My low rating is due to the fact that every item on the menu had cheese as an ingredient which I can not have. When I asked the waiter if I could have an item (that was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank travellertoday
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I just had dinner there with the world's best realtor in the Sarasota area Cathy Rustin. She told me of this great restaurant in a quiet area. I had the wild mushroom bisque. I was the best mushroom bisque. I ever had! Worth going for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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23 May 2017|
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Response from PeterAL10 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know if Indigenous offers gift certificates.
23 April 2017|
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Response from 154golfer | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I don't know
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Response from karenjH9561TR | Reviewed this property |
Yes ask for a table in the wine cottage🍷😎
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